Sudden Fear

Film, Thrillers
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Definitely a walk on the wild side, this has Crawford as a well-heeled playwright sacking hatchet-faced Palance from her latest production as lacking the right romantic personality, then falling for him in a whirlwind courtship when they 'happen' to meet on a train. Cue for a deadly cat-and-mouse game as Palance, aided by sulky Grahame, sets out to kill Crawford for her money and she uses her playwright's wiles to devise a counterplot. With suspense screwed way beyond the sticking point, superb camerawork from Charles Lang, and Crawford in nerve-janglingly extravagant form, it's hugely enjoyable.

By: TM

Release details

Duration: 110 mins

Cast and crew

Director: David Miller
Screenwriter: Lenore J Coffee, Robert Smith
Cast: Joan Crawford
Jack Palance
Gloria Grahame
Bruce Bennett
Virginia Huston
Mike Connors
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